As you exit University station, turn left towards the University of Birmingham’s campus. Continue to follow the road (Westgate) down the hill without crossing over; you will walk past some car parks, which are now boarded up.
At the end of this road, turn left onto Ring Road North and walk up the hill, passing behind the Main Library and Teaching and Learning building.
At the top of the road, turn right onto Pritchatts Road and cross at the pedestrian crossing. Continue walking on Pritchatts Road until you see the entrance of the multi-storey North East Car Park. Turn left here and walk past the Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH). Edgbaston Park Hotel will be on your left.
The hotel’s postcode is B15 2RS.
Approaching from the north west or south east along the M6:
Leave at Junction 6 (signposted Birmingham Central) to join the A38 (M). Continue on the A48, then take the B4127. Turn left onto Wheeley’s Lane then continue straight until you reach the hotel (on your right).
Approaching from the M42 north:
Leave at Junction 8 to join the M6 northbound and follow the instructions above.
Approaching from the south west:
Leave the M5 at Junction 4 signposted Birmingham SW to join the A38.
Approaching from the M40:
From Junction 3A, head west on the M42. At Junction 3 take the A435 exit (Birmingham South).
There are taxi ranks at New Street Station and throughout the city centre. If you hail a cab, you’ll need to pay the driver in cash. The Uber and Ola apps are also available in Birmingham.
The journey to the hotel from the city centre takes around 15 minutes, depending on traffic.
Birmingham International Airport is just a 25-minute drive away. Alternatively, take a train from the airport’s own station and travel to University station, changing at Birmingham New Street.
Where can I park?
Parking at the hotel is free – just collect your parking permit at reception. Parking is available directly outside the hotel, or on the ground floor of the North East multi-storey car park (entrance on Pritchatts Road), which is reserved solely for hotel guests. From there, it’s just two minutes’ walk back to the hotel along an accessible footpath.
Blue Badge parking is available directly outside the hotel.
Electric car charging points are also available directly outside the hotel, on a first come, first served basis. You’ll just need to leave a refundable cash deposit at reception
Things to do
During your stay
Your stay at Edgbaston Park Hotel comes with complimentary access to the University of Birmingham’s Sport & Fitness centre. This is an easy ten-minute walk from the hotel.
To book a class or visit the gym or swimming pool, we recommend you to speak to the Sport & Fitness Centre directly to avoid disappointment. Not all pool sessions will be suitable for everyone. Please refer to Sport & Fitness’ online timetable for full information.
Our friendly reception team can help answer any other queries and direct you to the facilities when you arrive.
There are currently no locker facilities available so we advise you to take a small bag for your belongings, along with a towel. Don’t forget to take a face mask too – you’re required to wear one in the building unless exempt.
Closest to the hotel
Winterbourne House and Garden
Seven acres of botanic garden and Edwardian museum with a tea room and gift shop – perfect for souvenirs
4-minute walk (£6 entrance fee: tickets can be purchased at the hotel reception)
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Art Deco building housing a remarkable art gallery: Rubens, Turner, Renoir, Rossetti, Degas, Monet and many more
7-minute walk (free entry)
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Outstanding geological collection in the original redbrick University buildings
14-minute walk (free entry)
In the city
Whether you’re here on business, visiting family or off to see the sights, there’s plenty to enjoy.
With free parking and University train station just a ten-minute stroll away, you can enjoy the city centre’s highlights with ease – and come home to a peaceful night’s rest away from all the noise and bustle.
Birmingham is blessed with a range of outstanding museums and places of interest. Explore the collection at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Revisit the nineteenth century and book a tour of the restored Back to Backs. Take a unique tour of the city’s history with a narrowboat tour of the canals.
Visit Cadbury World for a full day of chocolate-themed fun, less than 15 minutes’ drive from Edgbaston Park Hotel. Explore Cannon Hill Park, home to Birmingham Wildlife Conversation Park. Head into the city to Legoland Discovery Centre, featuring a miniature Lego Birmingham.
Find the big names at the Mailbox, or Selfridges and high street favourites in the Bullring. Explore traditional shopping arcades, or discover unique independent shops in Digbeth’s Custard Factory.